Tuesday, 14 November 2017

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Ivey Summer Leadership Program


If you are interested in Business, and currently in grades 10 or 11, this summer Leadership Program might be for you.

Held at Western University in London, Ontario, this program is 9 days of fast paced learning covering topics such as marketing, finance, disruption and innovation, and much more.  Students will be kept busy learning from speakers and Ivey faculty and participating in team project and case studies.  For more information visit https://www.ivey.uwo.ca/summerleadership/

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

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Below are two great opportunities for students in grades 10 - 12 that are interested in Science.  Please come by and see me in Learning Resources (room 184) if either of these are of interest to you.

Mrs. Tummon

TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences (DDHS)
Event Date: May 16, 2018

An insightful and fun hands-on workshop for students in grades 10 through 12, interested in a career in health science and technology. This full day event held at McMaster University Student Learning Centre, in Hamilton, is an exciting opportunity for students, from across the province, to explore careers in medicine and health sciences. Students will benefit from an inspiring keynote lecture, two hands-on-workshops of their choosing, and an interactive laboratory experiment demonstration. Each school is invited to register up to 5 students who have a strong interest in a career in health sciences. 

High School Health Research Bursary Program
Competition Closes: April 2 2018. 4:00p.m.

An invaluable opportunity for top high school science students in grades 11 and 12 to apply for a seven-week summer internship placement program working alongside Hamilton world-class researchers and team members July 3  – August 17, 2018. This program provides students with an excellent opportunity to explore career options, expand their potential horizons and exposure to leading scientific minds in healthcare research, as well as receive a $1,500 bursary upon completion.  Students are required to submit an application, joint letter of nomination from a science department head and science teacher, a 1000-word essay on their academic and extracurricular accomplishments, as well as career aspirations.  Posted on the HSHRB program web page are the submission guidelines, application form and bursary publications.  For complete details, please visit: http://www.hhsresearchadmin.ca/partnership-collaboration/youth-programs/high-school-bursary/

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Math Contests!

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Waterloo Intermediate Mathematics Contest (Grade 9 & 10)
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017            
See Ms. Preiner to register
Contest Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Room 216
Periods 3 and 4 (2 hours)
Cost: $ 10.00
Old contest questions and solutions can be found here
See Ms. Preiner to register

Waterloo Senior Mathematics Contest (Grade 11 & 12)
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017
Contest Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Room 216
Periods 3 and 4 (2 hours)
Cost: $ 10.00
Old contest questions and solutions can be found here
See Ms. Preiner to register


Math@Mac Competition (All Grades)
Registration: Teams of 2, register with Mrs. Tummon
Registration Deadline: Friday November 17, 2017
Contest Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017
Cost: None!
Room:  220

Period 1 (75 minutes)
Old contest questions and solutions can be found here
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Shad Valley


Shad Valley is a month long summer program for over 700 students from across Canada and the world.  This opportunity is open to all students in grades 10, 11 and 12.  

Students stay in residence at various universities across Canada.  During the month students participate in a wide variety of STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, art and math) based lectures, workshops, projects and activities that will challenge them to think outside the box and make interdisciplinary connections.  Speakers include university professors, business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.  This is a highly competitive program that is an excellent opportunity for any student interested in science and engineering.

*Shad Valley offers a number of university scholarships.  Any student who has attended one of their programs is eligible to apply.

Date:  July 1st – 27th, 2018

Location:  Various Universities across Canada

Online Application Deadline:  November 20th

*Please note:  the application is quite involved and requires, among other things, official documents from the school, a letter of reference, and an essay to be written by the student.  Please ensure you allow yourself and the school enough time to get the required documents together if this program is of interest to you.  Acceptance into the program is highly competitive, so it is important that time is spent on the application.  There is no fee to apply.

Cost:    $5,500
            This includes accommodation, meals, academic activities and field trips
            Bursaries and scholarships are available

More information is available on their website:  https://www.shad.ca/About.htm


The full brochure can be found here:  https://www.shad.ca/userContent/documents/SHAD_BROCHURE_EN.pdf

If you are interested in applying, please stop by and see Mrs. Tummon in Learning Resources (room 184).

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Imagine Architecture

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A wonderful opportunity for all grade 10 and 11 students interested in architecture.  Check out http://carleton.ca/architecture/programs/imagine-architecture/  for more information.

Monday, 10 April 2017

University of Toronto Info Night

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University of Toronto - Mississauga is hosting a Grade 10/11 Information Night on Thursday, April 27, 2017. We strongly encourage all to attend especially families of grade 11 students. It is never too early to begin the post secondary research phase.
This event will provide students with the opportunity to engage with current UTM students to learn about university life and their experiences in a fun and interactive way. Parents/guardians will learn how to support their student throughout the university process, understand the costs associated with a university education, and learn about the resources available to help ensure that all needs are being met.